For the first time in what seemed like more than a century, Roger Federer didn't take home a Grand Slam title.
For most players on tour, reaching a Grand Slam Finals, two Semifinals and a Quarterfinals would be a career year. For a 16-time Grand Slam champion? Not so much.
Federer made sure to end his disappointing 2011 campaign on a high note winning the Barclay's ATP World Tour Final and finishing with 22 wins in his last 23 matches.
Here are five reasons Federer will redeem his disappointing 2011 campaign, starting with the Australian Open.